These New 'Walking Dead' Photos Reveal One Character's Huge Return

Last time we saw Merle, things weren’t looking so good.

Photo: AMC

AMC just revealed four new set photos from season three of “The Walking Dead.”They also answered a long-time question of fans by confirming the return of Merle Dixon (Michael Rooker)

Last time we really saw Dixon (and not as hallucinatory visions by his brother), he was hanging out cuffed up on a rooftop with a horde of zombies desperately trying to get him.

We knew he got a hold of the hacksaw; however, we weren’t sure of Dixon’s ultimate fate considering he could have … oh, you know, bled out. 

Here's Merle alive and well! Check out his sheathed hand.

Here's a good look at sword-wielding Michonne (Danai Gurira).

Who's on the receiving end of Rick Grimes' (Andrew Lincoln) gun?

Here's a look at David Morrissey who plays the villainous Governor in season 3.

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